The Godly Family Makes A Godly Society

Mother’s Day is a wonderful day and weekend of the year. It’s a blessing to see many families spend meaningful time together around the celebration of our mothers. May God bless mothers who seek to raise Godly children in the ways of the Lord. Paul reminded us of the importance of the family—especially of the work of mothers in […]

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Quotations You Can Use (May 11, 2012)

“Pastor, love your children. Know when to release them and let them go. Know when to receive them back and even restore them when need be. They are your crown and most important ministry. May you never have to say with Solomon, ‘They made me a keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have […]

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Christ’s Medicine

Each year our Christmas Eve services are some of the largest services of anytime in the year. We established the services years ago and have held to a fairly consistent format ever since. A typical Christmas Eve worship service contains joyful music, Scripture reading, a children’s sermon and a brief sermon. One o0f the highlights is that we take […]

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The Secret For Remembering Names

This is the truth about remembering names: There is no secret for remembering names. I do have a system I follow, but there are no secrets attached and no proprietary information. Most of remembering names is simply wanting to and concentrating on people. I gave one of the foundational events of my life and ministry […]

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One Last Look At Our Trip To Israel

A pilgrimage to Israel is intense. The country is extremely small and filled with sights and experiences. On Saturday of our trip within only a few miles we moved from the Sea of Galilee in the north to the south following the Jordan River. For me, the Sea of Galilee is one of the most […]

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About Waylon

I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us. — 1 John 4:11-12 (NIV)